Report: Sterling tells NBA he won’t pay $2.5 million fine


Donald Sterling generated a fresh headline Thursday night when a published report said his attorney wrote a letter to the NBA saying he won’t pay the $2.5 million fine. 

USA Today Sports   said the content of the attorney’s letter was revealed by “a person with firsthand knowledge of the letter…”

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The unnamed source told the publication that Sterling’s attorney, Maxwell M. Blecher, also said Sterling should not be punished “at all” for racist comments he made on a recording that became public.

Sterling was fined $2.5 million more than two weeks ago by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Silver also issued a lifetime ban and said he would push for a forced sale of the Clippers.



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